Tuesday, 5 June 2012

96 Comments! HEADLAND.

Serious. This blog site makes me laugh. 96 comments. I mean I love John Cuneo's art. 96 comments. Intermission. The ice cream girls will be coming round shortly. Or alternatively enjoy a delicious hot-dog in the foyer. Need to get out more. Saw Mumford and Sons last Thursday in Folkestone in Kent at The Leas Cliff Pavilion. One of the best live shows in my history. Very hot. Very boisterous. Very good. I can only name one of their songs. Winter Winds? But they were very impressive. Their mum's must be so proud. I can only remember the first line of a song. Can't play a banjo. Failed at the piano. So I went and knocked at the door of Prospect Cottage, Dungeness. No one home. Respect the neighbours. Please don't look through the windows.  Pretty garden. Dexter was at my side. Dungeness is a headland on the coast of Kent, England, formed largely of a shingle beach in the form of a cuspate foreland.  I've been out and about. Reflecting the bleak, windswept landscape of the peninsula, Derek Jarman's garden is made of pebbles, driftwood, scrap metal and a few hardy plants. A book, Derek Jarman's Garden, is availableAfter the show how about trying a delicious meal at the Vindohon Tandoori in the high street just 5 minutes walk from this establishment.I ate a Chinese. 
Saturday:Taken for a treat. Lunched at Rocksalt Restaurant. Very tall waitresses. Very thin. Very thin skinned stretched across their frames. They obviously don't eat the chips. Be wonderful to draw. Red Arrows fly past. What's it all about? 96 comments. Remaining under observation.


  1. Well, you deserve at least one comment David... so I'm glad you enjoyed the gig.... and aren't we the fortunate ones to have Dungeness on our doorsteps. At least I feel fortunate, something in the air...if only radiation... well, we're not getting any from the sun.

  2. I went there in 1958 as part of a week's holiday with my school from the East End. Climbed to the top of the lighthouse. I'm sure Mr Jarman didn't own the cottage back then & I don't remember seeing that ghastly power station, but I do recall riding back to St Mary's Bay holiday camp on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway. Is it still there?

  3. Look, three comments! Only a few score 'n' change more to go. And for whatever it's worth, merit is certainly not measured ion comment counts. (I hardly get nuttin' and I consider myself a stand-up fella -- though I suppose I could be deluding myself.)